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Ristorante Genovese

) #56 of 367 Restaurants in Orange €€ - €€€ Italian
214 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867-7719
+1 714-633-5654
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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214 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867-7719
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This family-owned and operated Italian restaurant has had the same formula for decades: great food, good service, fun atmosphere and make sure you leave with a smile. The food is fantastic and the service is fine. Genovese has had the same wait staff forever -...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The service was friendly, the food outstanding...notably the bread. Family run and it shows! Quaint, charming atmosphere and decor...

Thank mimiwells5
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Our daughter's In-laws took my husband and me out for dinner and what a treat it was! Starting with the parking signs and continuing with the crowded walls, the personality of the owner was more than evident. So much to look at. The owner must...More

1  Thank Diane D
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I took my daughter, her college roommate, and my son to Ristorante Genovese a couple of days before Valentines day for something different from our same old restaurants. How have we not been here before?!!! The decor is crowded, kitchsy, fabulous, and fun. The patrons...More

Thank Manray1230
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I recommend this place to all Italian food lovers. We gave been in Italy and eaten the food there witch is half so good as in Ristorante Genovese. Polite staff and top clean . Good value for the price.

Thank Gøsta G
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We've been coming here for years and have never been disappointed. The setting is very comfortable and the food is fantastic. I usually get one of their veal entrees. This is a family run business and you can tell by the outstanding and attentive service....More

1  Thank Samndjsdad
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The restaurant has a fun decor, lots of ephemera with Elvis, Sinatra, the 50's. You can take a glow bracelet or crown at the front. Food is straightforward. Scampi, Gnoochi, Seafood with pasta, minestrone soup. Bread is very greasy, The noodles and sauce were good,...More

Thank TrixieBelle
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We took my sister and her husband here to thank them for their hospitality during our holiday in the States. The place oozes atmosphere and the owner made us feel at home. The wide-ranging menu was full of genuine sounding Italian dishes. As someone who...More

2  Thank cmwdevon
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This is a fun, family Italian restaurant. The food is simple Italian fare. A full bar. And a really uoneat atmosphere. The place is full of kitschy Italian decor. Plus they had layers red white and blue for summer. The hostess came around and handed...More

Thank harrodsfan
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

From the amusing signs in the car park, to the look of the place from the outside and then the inside, just full of character. Very friendly service, good choice of food, tasty too. Great with children. Good value too. Loved it!

3  Thank Gordon I
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867-7719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 714-633-5654
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